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's a look at the weather. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> thanks. unfortunately we have big problems developing now in sunnyvale. we're talking about a jackknifed big rig right there approaching the lawrence expressway exit in the southbound lanes of 101. now, three lanes are blocked in the southbound direction. no reports of any injuries with this jackknifed rig or what exactly the truck was carrying but we know that traffic is just squeezing by right now partially in that left lane and the center divide. also the on-ramp, the lawrence expressway on-ramp to southbound 101 is completely blocked. 280 is the best alternate in the area. not big backups now but if this continues to be out there for a while which it sounds like it could, chp just issued a traffic alert for that stretch, they will just said that they are hoping to get lanes 30 to 40 minutes after the tow crew arrives arrives son scene. we are waiting for word for when the crew arrives and then it could be 40 minutes from then so this is going to be an issue for the start of the morning commute for sure. so 280 a good alter
:05, happening as we speak, a big sink hole on highway 87 in san jose. that's right along the southbound side of the highway near west virginia street. work crews are out there and so is ktvu tara moyarti but what's the very latest? >> workers workers will not continue work until engineers arrive. we had to move because it was simply too dangerous. you can see where they've blocked out one southbound lane of 87 on the left and then one lane of alma avenue on the right. the sink hole is about 30 feet wide. there's a big gap underneath the median. now caltrans discovered the problem tuesday. they came out. they poured some gravel. sort of a band aid fix. and last night they compressed the gravel and found it sank. you can see where the concrete is exposed now. there's a huge crack running up and down on that roadway. they shutdown some lanes on the freeway. we are close to west virginia street. just to give you an idea where we are on 87. crews are expected to be out here all morning repairing the sink hole. damage is pretty extensive. the highway seems to be moving up. right now let's check i
explains how this glamorous vacation is about big business for the brits. >> reporter: prince william and kate touched down in california. they were greeted by governor jerry brown kicking off their high-profile american visit. it's also catherine's first time to the united states. the royals were quickly motorcaded to beverly hills for a technology summit with philanthropists and venture captainist he is. fans outside -- capitalists, fans outside were hoping for a glimpse. >> it to believe -- i want to belief in the fairy tale. >> reporter: the prince landed a c-king helicopter for the first time. the focus in canada was more about ties with the monarchy. here in california, the couple will promote british industry and the prince's charities. they attended a reception at the british consul-general's home with local politicians and killing the tears. the couple will be -- dignitaries. the couple will be staying there for the weekend. >> the couple has kindly invited us to meet the royal highnesses. who could say no? >> reporter: some neighbors have signed no trespassing orders to keep
. he said he saw two faces and two big sets of eyes. the two men on board were killed. it happened at 7:30 last night. plane crashed into a medical office building narrowly missing the main hospital building here at the watsonville community hospital. >>> the blilgs department but no one was there except for the people that were actually on the plane. >> reporter: here a close-up shot. faa will be on scene to take a close look at the crash scene but no cause has been identified yet. witnesses say it was foggy at the time. the plane had just taken off from the watsonville municipal airport. it's registered under two men but names were not released. hospital was not affected by the crash so hospital workers were able to continue caring for their patients. >>> this morning, survivors of a capsized fishing boat in mexico are expected back home in the bay area. at the same time family members of the seven men still missing are hoping they will have a reuin yoon in the near future. nick smith joins us. >> it's been tough for the families. 16 of the remaining 19 american survivors have crossed
's office admits it is a big blow to the department. >> it was a tough blow to swallow to let those highly trained officers go. to ruse 66 officers with that training, that's a huge investment the city has basically lost. >> reporter: he said the training is crucial for a person who might not understand why police have a gun pointed at him. the police department says it will pull officers from other beats if it has to to respond to a cit incident. the department concedes that will delay response time. we're at police headquarters, nbc bay area news. >>> we have some breaking news to share with you. she was one of the most active and socially forward and well known first ladies of our time. but today, betty ford has died at the age of 93. betty ford was married to former president gerald ford for 58 years. he also died in 2006 at the age of 93. elizabeth ann warren ford was born april 8, 1918. she was known as betty ford and won't to also serve as the first lady of the united states from 1974 to 1977. she was very active in social policy, shattering lots of precedents and had a very moderat
a pretty big concern. still only about a 30% chance of launch today because of a storm passing across florida. we are looking live there now. it doesn't look bad from this angle. nat is a is hoping it can get started. this is the final u.s. space shuttle mission. >>> the public is invited to chabot space center. kicks are $10 at the door. darts open in just about 9:minutes. claudine wong will be there. she will tell us what makes viewing the launch there so special. this there is another shuttle launch party another that. >>> some of the bay area men that survived that fishing boat accident are back home. but they are devastated because their friends are still missing. >> we are leaving friends behind in the search. we stayed so long because we wanted to see if this was natural conclusions. >> family members and friends of seven missing fishermen got their first call from the coast guard. they were able to ask questions about that search. >> what we want to do is find out what is going to be the final word on a possible dive. is it possible? when it would be possible. >> the coast gua
and the investigation. >> my big brother looking out for me. seems like we are going to see him walk in the door. >> john houghton still can't believe his brother is dead. david, his wife, dee^dee, and their sons, ryan and luke, were on their way near yosemite to meet john and the rest of the family when they crashed. this little boy laid plowers at the crash scene. this is cellphone video taken by a witness soon after the plane crashed near watsonville community hospital. the ntsb is in charge of finding out what happened. investigators picked through the charred remains. >> we look at the man, the machine and the environment. when we look at the man we look at the pilot, his or her training, his or her experience or his or her experience in the air craft type. >> david houghton started flying a few years ago. he bought the plane last year. investigators won't speculate on a cause for this crash, but houghton's friends have their own ideas. >> probably the airplane stalled and lost altitude. when you lose altitude on takeoff, there isn't any -- there isn't enough altitude to recover from a stal
own road closer this weekend, not nearly as big. highway 1 between lake street and the golden gate bridge will be closed in both directions from 8:00 tonight through 11:00 tomorrow morning. the closer will allow crews to shift traffic to a new bridge. detour signs will be up to get you around the area. >>> this morning volunteers will resume their search for missing nursing student michelle le. the search was led through a remote section of the hills east of fremont. young the group was le's brother who has worked tirelessly to find his sister. >> i can't imagine life without her. living without her has been a struggle. it's been almost more than i can bear. >> le was last season agreeing to her car at the hospital more than seven weeks ago. there is a $100,000 reward for information about her disappearance. >>> some people in san mateo are back in their home after a search for a potentially armed suspect came up empty. they sealed off an area for more than two hours last night. the trouble started when a man suffered a stab wound to his hand about 6:30. officers searched a home bu
and border, announced big layoffs this week. >>> still ahead, a day of surfing at malibu leads to serious injuries for arnold schwartz neglect azenegger schwarzenegger's teenage son. >>> why would i want to be in the cemetery business? why wouldn't i be? >> also coming up, 2 million people are buried there. but a person at the cemetery says takes great place for the living. we'll take you to the bay area's city of souls. >>>nd at east bay company whose work on the ground is helping us see what is up in space. >>> and i'm meteorologist jeff ranieri. decent cooling across the bay area with 83 in san jose, san francisco 67. as we take a look right now dropping off along the coast with 60 in san francisco, we'll have details on how long this fog sticks around coming up. >>> from the east bay into space, tonight we'll take you on an amazing tour of a bay area company that's literally aiming for the stars. >> this company is helping the space program see what's out scott budman has the final uninstallment. >> reporter: it's a company that can see its handy work in space but it actually does tha
to "american morning." glad you're with us today. it is friday, july 8th. a big day for the shuttle program. >> for the shuttle program, the jobs report here in the u.s., but the shuttle program because that is the history-making event of the day, we hope. ali velshi at kennedy space center where they're fueled up, ready to go, but we'll see if it happens. >> they are ready to go. we know there's going to be a lot of news one way or the other. we are live at kennedy space center here in florida. the counting down, the hours. you can see it there the countdown clock hasn't started going. this is the countdown to the last launch ever of the space shuttle "atlantis," last launch ever of a space shuttle. it is truly the end of an amazing era. four astronauts will make history today. 1 million people from around the world are expected to gather in the greater area here to witness it. if the weather holds out. they're ready to go in case the shuttle takes off. of the people on the shuttle only 355 of the very elite have flown the shuttle in its 30-year history. we'll be bringing you every step of
of that, you know, and i think it's just a big impact. >> reporter: researchers eventually plan to expand this network of mini or citizen sensors to southern california, utah, the pacific northwest, and alaska. mark sayre, cbs 5. >>> to find out how you can volunteer, go to cbssf.com, click on news. >>> despite a forecast calling for rain and thick clouds, four astronauts blasted into space for the last flight of the shuttle atlantis. >> 3, 2, 1, 0, the final liftoff of atlantis! >> the crew is delivering a year's worth of supplies to the international space station and will haul away as much trash as it can. the crowd watching the historic flight at cape canaveral was estimated at nearly a million people. and a native of san carlos and cal grad is on board atlantis. rex walheim moving forward, though nasa will rely on the russians to ferry astronauts and supplies to the station. >>> lawrence karnow is in for roberta. and lawrence, you made that trek down to watch this shuttle launch, didn't you? >> yes. and i missed it, too. >> oh-oh! >> they scrubbed that mission. >> thank goodness t
of the program in just a little while. >> then a big scare in north carolina's outer banks. a 6-year-old girl attacked by a shark in a foot and a half of water. her mother was just a few feet away. luckily, this little girl survived and we'll be there live in just a little while. plus some important health advice for women. a new recommendation about when and how often you should get a mammogram, but it's confusing. it contradicts another recommendation that came out a year and a half ago. what are women to do? dr. nancy snyderman will be here to help us sort all of it out. >>> let's begin with the dramatic end to the space shuttle program. tom costello is at the kennedy space center. you had a front row seat. what was it like? >> it was a dramatic day and an emotional day for everybody here and it is not over. america's space shuttle program, 30 years ongoing since 1980, '81, actually is how in the history books. "atlantis" came down at 5:57 eastern time, it was its 33rd mission. in all, it's trekked 25 million miles, 327 days in orbit and at 5:57 this morning it came on rest on runway 15. h
headquarters and chief secure faces big challenges in the wake of saturday's shooting in the bayview. >> i love the bayview community. i've been at this opera house more times than i can count. >> reporter: now he was booed last night at the bayview opera house where more than 300 people showed up to talk about the fatal shooting of 19-year- old harding. he was supposed to answer questions about the incident which has sparked widespread community outrage and accusations that harding wasn't even armed. but an hour and a half into the meeting the angry crowd closed in on him and his command staff forced him to leave for his own safety. >> i don't care if you disrespect me but don't disrespect all the other people that came to talk. >> everyone is acting a fool. it's time to act right so you can hear us and get some help in this neighborhood. this is a crisis. [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: now this meeting comes after tuesday's protest where 43 people were arrested. those demonstrators were upset over saturday's incident when two officers in the bayview tried to detain harding for not paying his
on why the state would want to do that when they know there's a big issue with drug trafficking coming from mexico. >> hernandez says those traffickers will get the message that it's open season in california. the bureau warns it's the cities that will lose because while fighting the cartels those cities will find themselves outgunned. and bob cook says he's not been told to clear out his desk. there's no money in this year's fiscal budget to fund bob cook and 200 other officers in the state department of justicech the doj says they are looking for other revenue funding sources to keep this unit open, but, you know, jess characters unless they talk to someone like warren buffett or somebody like that, it's hard to say where they are going to find this kind of money. we're live in san jose, damien trujillo, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, damien. >>> new tonight at 6:00, the man accused of gunning down an east palo alto community leader has been ruled incompetent to stand trial. a judge decided today that 58-year-old gregory elams will not stand trial for capital murder charges. the ru
. safeway says the ban violates the constitutional right to sell cigarettes. originally big box stores had been allowed to sell cigarettes. they found it discriminated against other pharmacies and the city extend that had ban. >> the smoking ban in san francisco has been in place for years but a change to that law last year is having an impact on places where a certain kind of smoking has koorntd continued. they are cracking down on hooka lounges. >> you fill it up with water halfway. >> he demonstrates the hookah at polk street tobacco shot which is next door to hookah dream lounge. he says his dad put $100,000 into the lounge and isn't sure what to do next. >> a lot of families are going to go broke. who knows what is going to happen. >> its water pipe for smoking flavored tobaccos through a long tube. multiple users can use different mouthpieces. they say it's nothing like cigarette tobacco. >> but the department of public health disagrees. >> there is a lot of science that exposure from the hookah is equal not greater than cigarettes because of the number of people and amount of time.
become world soccer champions today? what they're doing to prepare for the big match, and how you can watch the game. >>> good morning everyone. >> rosemary, i do hate to use those windshield wipers in july, but i did this morning. >> as we get out the door this morning, we've got clouds, we've got fog, we've got drizzle. in the afternoon, we will see the partly cloudy skies. we're waking up just a tad bit warmer this morning than a day ago. we'll show you what we finally will get back to that 90-degree weather coming up. >>> a fatal officer involved shooting sparked protests. today we have new video of the aftermath. >> reporter: good morning, we're standing right where that incident happened. that 19-year-old wound up right here on the other side of that chain link barricade. this whole incident started over there in that area where the t third mine runs. that's where police say that 19- year-old was a fare evader. they say the 19-year-old took off on foot. >> during the course of the foot pursuit, as this point, we believe the suspect fired backwards at the officers. the officers r
at u.s. 101, a tow truck is on the scene. a big rig lost its load, turns out that was a mobile home, one lane is squeaking by. this is a bad spot. give yourself extra time or take 280 as an alternate. laura, back to you. >> thanks for the update. for the latest traffic and news updates check out nbc bay area morning news on facebook. a local news update coming up for you in about a half hour. >>> 7:30 on this thursday morning, july 7, 2011. that was casey anthony's reaction in an orlando courtroom about an hour ago, as a judge sentenced her to four years in prison for lying to investigators, but with time served, and good behavior, she could be released in a matter of weeks, possibly even sooner. >>> i'm ann curry alongside david gregory, who's in for matt this morning. just ahead we'll have more on the sentencing. >> right. one of the big questions, will she cash in our her fame once a free woman? is she planning on having a baby? what surprising letters reveal. >>> also ahead, new details about a big scandal that's rocking england. a popular tabloid newspaper is accused of hacking
that's been holding strong the past few days but that big change that's in store is because of this area of low pressure that's going to drop down. we are going to start to see that marine layer build. and that means we are going to see some cooler temperatures significantly cooler temperatures by the time we hit next workweek but for today, plenty of sunshine. get outside and enjoy it. high of 83 today in los altos and sunnyvale. 86 high in campbell. milpitas topping out at 84 and union city at 80. over in the east bay, seeing a few mid-90s in pittsburg, antioch and brentwood, 94 the high in san ramon, 74 in alameda, 72 san leandro and 77 in hayward. 85 today for san rafael warmer in fairfield at 92, mill valley topping out at 75 and 6as a high at stinson beach -- 60 as a high at stinson beach. extended forecast showing a cooldown for the weekend and really cooling down for the start of the next workweek dropping down not 90s to the 80s and then -- dropping down into the 90s to the 80s and then mid-70s by the time we hit wednesday. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> i t
on our big board. a new auxiliary lane traveled all the way down to palo alto near university avenue starting from menlo. about 3 mi. long. will illustrate with a red line were the odds of lanes will travel. the project is scheduled to be completed by the end of summer to those of 12. -- 2012. when you see construction, that is what is going on. >> memorial services are planned into honored these psychiatrists and assistant professor who died in a crash with a shuttle bus and big break in hayes valley last week. at the funeral mass will be at 10:00 a.m. for 52 year-old kevin mack, that will be at st. agnes catholic church. there was a viewing last night for mac ck. >> key here is the scene of the crash until the last thursday. mac and about 15 others were writing a shuttle to san francisco general hospital when he collided with a big break traveling north on octavia boulevard. mac was ejected in the land underneath the big rig. witnesses say the shuttle bus driver may have ran a red >> the army psychiatrist charge in the foofort hood shooting will be in court today. people face
while. >>> a big scare in north carolina's outer banks. a 6-year-old girl attacked by a shark in a foot and a half of water. her mother was just a few feet away. luckily, this little girl survived. we're going to be there live in just a little while. >>> plus, important health advise for women, new recommendation on when and how often you should get a mammogram. it's confusing. it contradicts another recommendation that came out a year and a half ago. what are women to do. dr. nancy schneiderman will be here to sort it out. >>> let's begin with the dramatic end to the shuttle program this morning. tom costello is at the kennedy space center. you had a front row seat, what was it like? >> it was a dramatic and emotional day here. and now it's over. the space shuttle program ongoing for 30 years since '81 is now in the history books. "atlantis" came down at 5:37 eastern time. "atlantis" tracked 307 days in orbit. it came to rest on runway 1-5. the sights and sounds as "atlantis" came in for a landing. >> landing gear down and locked. having fired the imagination of a generation, a ship li
shifts. >>> a big break in the case of a stolen picasso. plus-- >> a community college student studying the stars is about to take a unique field trip, where he's going that could change how all of his >>> a man suspected of stealing a drawing by pablo picasso is behind bars tonight. police have recovered the stolen art work. according to investigators this surveillance mark luggo walking away with the sketch. lugo was arrested last night in napa where he was enjoying an evening with friends who police say did not know about his crime. investigators say they found the picasso in a fedex envelope but no address had been written on that package. the sketch was not damaged. >>> a parolee is now facing a murder charge for the only homicide in milpedas since 2009. charges have been filed against david rodriguez. he is accused of shooting to death 43-year-old alfredo rodriguez. the two are not related. police say forensic evidence ties rodriguez to the killing. >>> new developments tonight in a story we first reported at this time last night. police in pittsburgh say a man shot in the back of
of fan at last tonight a's rangers game. and pledge to continue to ensure safe environment at big league ballpark around the country. shannon stone was reaching to grab a ball thrown to him by ranger outfielder josh hamilton when he tumbled over a railing and fell 20 feet open to the create below. it happened right in front of his 6-year-old son. 39-year-old firefighters died at the hospital short time later. the ranger have placed a tarp over the area where he fell. >> we are doing it out of respect to the family so there would be the be tl pictures taken of that area and we don't have a long range strategy on if anything is going to be done there at this point in time. >> stone and his son had again to the game hoping to catch a foul ball. they had even stopped to buy a new glove on the way to the game. >> the seats were in the left field stands just shouting distance from the favorite player, american league mvp josh hamilton. tonight hamilton is speaking about what will happened at that game. sports anchor collin is here with that story. unbelievable. >> you see it dozens of ti
. >> in each other's face with in an inch of each other. >> after he started screaming and pushing big man came up, took him in a head lock, they got him down. > he was removed and questioned by the fbi. bomb sniffing dogs then swept the plane as a precaution. >> funeral services will be held form for the man who fell over a railing during an oakland a's baseball game thursday. shannon stone fell about 20 feet behind the out field wall. he was reaching for a ball thrown up by josh hamilton. the rangers say they plan to meet to discuss safety at the stadium. this he have stadium. >> now to the race for the white house and john hunts man talked about his plans to grow the economy during a campaign stop in florida. >> we will grow your way through tax reform and regulation reform and steps toward energy independence. >> the former utah governor addressed a packed republican headquarters in branton. he went onto visit three other cities in the sunshine statement the important swing state could see a lot of him. he has set up his national campaign headquarters in orlando. >>> tim polanti
northbound. it will still be a big hassle. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway, we have slow traffic here in hayward, southbound backing up from about just south of 238 down to tennyson. san mateo bridge looks nice after a delay. and the dumbarton bridge looks nice. if you drive on the dumbarton bridge it's smelly near the radio towers. what are those? tweet me. 7:11. let's go to steve. >> i'm gonna guess the tide. >>> garning. we have sunshine, warm weather inland. by the coast there's still pockets of fog. another tweet from laurel. parts of the marin coast, san mateo/santa cruz coastline. it's very shallow. high temperatures are inland. as you know, it's been very, very cool. antioch 90 degrees. today, 92. that should be your high this time of year. the coastal temperatures have been actually close to normal. had a big nothing bank yesterday. some of it is starting to come back a little bit. temperatures 60s, already for some. we're running normal on the lows. here but some of the higher elevations -- are about 70 degrees. there's some warm air aloft. it won't take long to get to
anything. >> another big story we are following, a richmond teenager back home in the bay area after a survival training trip was cut short by a bear attack. 18 year old victor martin was with the group when the bear attacked them. the teenagers were crossing the river about 100 mi. north of anchorage alaska. he was third in line of seven hikers walking on a trail when they came across a grizzly bear. state troopers believe the bear was protecting a cub. he sustained a bite new-line above his ankles. he kicked the bear to get away. the teams were on a 30 day wilderness education >> san francisco police are looking for whoever was involved in shooting a woman in north beach last night. police responded to this area on francisco street between taylor and mason streets around 9:30 p.m. after a woman was walking along, walking home when she heard rapid gunshots. then, she realized that she had been shot. it police to not know if she was hit by stray gunfire or if she was actually targeted. >> the u.s. government has exactly seven days to increase the nation's debt ceiling otherwise the g
in that general direction. as far as the propane tanks the one that firefighters had the most concern was the big tall white one. flames broke out around midnight between trucks which are parked in a lot in the middle of a hotel. people in the hotel and a row of houses that border the lot tell us to get out. luckily fire crews were able to protect the tanks. eight u-haul trucks were damaged and it was a tough fire to get to. >> the access was a definite difficulty for us. we had to stretch multiple two and a half inch lines probably 250-400 feet back there which is pretty long ways back in there for us. >> reporter: now there was a slight pop that you could actually hear from the gas tank exploding on one of the trucks. that is according to fire officials. all of the evacwees are safe and sound. we will hear from one man that faced an extra challenge. no one was hurt in the fire and investigators are still trying to determine exactly what caused it all. >>> san francisco police chief greg sur will hold a community meeting tonight in the city's bay view district. the chief will try to cool down th
the courts. >> the big factor, mediation has is the parties are reefk their own decision -- reaching their own decision. in arbitration, a third party neutral is making a decision for them. >> reporter: the arbitrators and med yaters are experienced -- mediators are experienced judicial officials so they're more likely to know what to expect in a timely and costly trial. now the judges here at the california supreme court who preside over the judiciary as a third coequal branch of government might have the last say. they may determine that the cuts violate the constitution. >>> on the economy watch tonight, san jose-based force 10 has a new owner. dell has agreed to buy the networking equipment maker. the terms of the deal were not released. analysts say it gives dell a foot hold in the area. >>> san francisco's twitter is seeking a new round of funding which could double its value. a website says twitter is looking for a deal. in december it was valued at $3.7 billion. >>> u.s. stocks took a hit today as investors remain cautious about the debate over the nation's debt ceiling. the
. >> crazy. right? >>> plus our big city crowd has gone a bit country this morning for one of the hottest acts around. blake shelton. look at that crowd. the cma's male vocalist of the year takes over our summer concert stage in the 8:30 half-hour. coming together for that. >>> first let's begin with this fatal fall at a baseball game. kim fisher from kxas, the nbc station in dallas, is at the rangers ballpark in arlington. kim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann. everyone out here is simply in shock over what happened here last night. it started off as a typical play. josh hamilton snagged a foul ball, he went to toss it up into the stands. but it is what happened in the seconds after that that simply shocked everyone. 39-year-old shannon stone, who had come to the game with his son, reached out to grab that ball and he fell over the railing. now some of the people who were around did try to grab him but they just couldn't do it as he fell over. he did fall 20 feet, but what we understand is that he was coherent while he was down there talking with paramedics, asking about his
the certified firefighters will be spread out over three shifts. >>> a big break in the case of a stolen picasso. plus-- >> a community college student studying the stars is about to take a unique field trip, where he's going that could change how all of his classmates are -- >>> what was found inside this camper that has authorities so concerned and why the owner says he can explain. >>> a man suspected of stealing a drawing by pablo picasso is behind bars tonight. police have recovered the stolen art work. according to investigators this surveillance video shows mark luggo walking away with the sketch. lugo was arrested last night in napa where he was enjoying an evening with friends who police say did not know about his crime. investigators say they found the picasso in a fedex envelope but no address had been written on that package. the sketch was not damaged. >>> a parolee is now facing a murder charge for the only homicide in milpedas since 2009. charges have been filed against david rodriguez. he is accused of shooting to death 43-year-old alfredo rodriguez. the two are not related. poli
big challenges. the fire started in the rear of this building, and spread up the inside to the walls to the attic. that's where crews had the hardest time knocking it down. because the building has neighbors close on both sides, crews posted their, and in the back to keep it from spreading. the top flat pretty much was gutted. those residents are in europe right now on vacation. the woman who lives in the ground floor unit was with them, until returning home today to find this. a fire that had the whole neighborhood watching. >> it was a stubborn fire because the roof is not a typical roof. it appears to be a flat roof in the street, but it's actually a double peak roof building. so that made it difficult to get access to the attic, and put the attic out. >> i can't find my kitty, sophie. if anybody seeing the blue tabby wandering around without a collar please call the spca. >> is that your biggest concern right now? >> it is, the rest of my animals are safe, and the rest is just stuff. >> reporter: she did have someone house sitting for her while she was gone. that person did escap
are right for you. you can tell, customers are still fu >>> it's been a week since netflix announced its big price hike and as you can see, customers still fuming. more than half of netflix subscribers are pledging to cancel their service. mike sugerman on what could be behind what a lot of people are saying is this outrageous price hike. >> reporter: it could be considered a big price hike or it could be called a good deal. no matter what it looks like the future. netflix is taking net flak. is raised prices 60% now about $16 month for unlimited movies screened and on dvd. >> i'm serious about it. i watch movies every day and the prices were so affordable. >> reporter: she's steamed and so were the emailers to cbs 5. no different than the greed of the gangsters on wall street. that sucks. i'm not a netflix subscriber and now i won't be for sure. >> i think anytime you increase someone's cost, especially that much of a percentage, it annoys them. >> reporter: boy, did it. a cnet poll found 55% of the 23 million customers say they will drop the service. >> i think people feel entitled to a pr
them and this one will leave a big bite mark. >> is that a valid excuse? that maybe some staffer read it? >> i find that mind-boggling. such a statement would scream out to you as just incredibly wrong. that you cannot -- if you are a first-year student in high school and you read that statement, that's fwot to send up some alarms to you that says -- wait a minute. we can't sign this sort of thing. and particularly, not so much probably in the republican primary. if she does get into the general election, this sort of thing with independent voters just kills you dead. it's a nonstarter because it's such a fringe sort of way of thinking of things. >> it's also interesting that -- >> i would say that's probably why they didn't look at it. because i agree with you. had i read this and any of the republicans i talked to, they would say -- what the heck is this? i just think someone wasn't paying attention when they were doing their job. >> even in the explanation this group has put out, where retracted it, they did the classic -- this can be -- i'm sorry if you misconstrued this. they're
of our nation's finest public servant. >> it is a big surprise but we should have known a couple of months ago you're getting pretty good at this covert op stuff. >> reporter: tomorrow former cia director will be sworn in. >>> in just hours, many of drivers will need more time or more cash to get around everyone though their trip hasn't changed. sal castaneda live in oakland to show us what's going to happen. >> reporter: here at the bay bridge toll plaza tomorrow, the tolls will go up for many bay area drivers. and for some hybrid drivers some key privileges will go away and that has some complaining. state issued gold stickers on hybrid vehicles become worthless tomorrow as those drivers will no longer be available to use the car pool lane while driving alone. the perk had been used to encourage drivers to purchase hybrids. >> the reason why i purchased the hybrid in the first place is to get that car pool status. >> reporter: his commute from oakland to san francisco will become more time consumer and expensive because of the -- time consuming and expensive because of the cha
it collided with a big rig last week. we're learning this morning ucsf will add seat belts to its shuttles in the coming weeks as a result of that accident. it will also hold one on one meetings with drivers and create a how am i driving hot line. >>> this morning san francisco firefighters are still monitoring a home gutted by fire in the city's lower neighborhood. they were called last night between fill more and steiner. there are two flats in the building. the people who live in the top flat are on vacation in europe and they have not seen the damage. firefighters say this is a stubborn fire to put out because it was difficult getting access to the attic. no one was hurt and the cause is under investigation. >>> time now 4:39. it's still early. let's see how the roads are doing this morning with sal. hi, sal. >>> hello, claudine. things are doing well out there as you might imagine there is some road work to worry about if you are driving out of san francisco to oakland. but we're doing pretty well. go outside and take a look at the east shore freeway. that looks good coming to the mac
for those of us dealing with the very hot weather. back to you. >> thanks. >>> the big dust storm that hit arizona this week is now making it difficult for some people to breathe. the storm swept through the phoenix area on tuesday, swallowing the city's skyline. since then are the air has remained hazeied and dusty. and right now doctors across the phoenix area say they are busy treating patients suffering from asthma and other breathing problems. common symptoms include wheezing and coughing. >> i would equate it to walking to a smoke-filled room, something like that. that kind of thing, where even people with normal lungs get a little irritated. but imagine somebody with some -- inflammation. >> doctors say the best advice for people in the phoenix area is just to stay inside, until the air clears up. >>> the death toll from the tornado in may, that ripped through joplin, missouri, is now at 159. the city's public information office recently released a statement saying a woman has died from her injuries. the announcement was the first in two weeks regarding any deaths related to the sto
. >> it was a big vote in the house today, what's going to happen with your 401k on the outcome of that vote. >> we have to focus on gretchen's 401k. >> revealing all, gretchen? >> no. next on the rundown, who knew john mccain was a fan of "lord of the rings"? >> tea party hobbitts could return to mother earth. >> why he's turning on republicans, the tea party ones at least in the debt debate. >> and these two soldiers served together but did not come home together. now they are side by side at arlington national cemetery but their friendship lives on through an amazing story that both of their families are here to share and that's coming up. >> happy birthday, elizabeth berkeley! that actress turns 39 today. and i'll list her movies in the break. ♪ [ female announcer ] erybody loves that cushiony feeling. uh oh. i gotta go. [ female announcer ] and with charmin ultra soft, you can get that same cushiony feeling you love while still using less. charmin ultra ft has extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. so you can use four times less versus the leading value brand. ah. [ femalennounce
forecast but first, big celebrations with royal weddings and france. in france--we will be back. >> welcome back. a beautiful shot from mount tam cam on the left. a full check of the weather. the looks like the guadeloupe overpass on the right. lots of sunshine, clear blue skies and a beautiful forecast for your holiday. 63 in walnut creek. the afternoon high today will be 97 degrees and cooling to 88 degrees. it is still going to be warmer. right now, '50's and 60's. 63 in fairfield. 62 in mountain view. 62 san jose. if you are going to be gone to the beach today? it is going to be beautiful! 70's along the coast. tomorrow even warmer with even 80s expected for the beach forecast. a beautiful time to go to the beach. also from today 12:00 p.m. that high index! he'd advisory saturday and sunday, 12:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. stay hydrated! 98 degrees expected. with 76 degrees in ocean beach. 74 in half moon bay. 91 expected in palo alto. towards the east bay powerhouse 84 enrichment i84 in richmond---through concord. 97 in pleasanton, 91 in sunnyvale. 90's through morgan hill. your kron 4 7 day arou
of the big items on their to do list is a deal to cut the budget deficit and raise the federal debt limit. joining us is senior white house correspondent bill plante. what is the latest on the negotiations? >> reporter: they are deadlocked. still, no further schedule of talks between the white house and coning. republicans remain opposed to any kind of new taxes. and democrats are just as adamant that there has to be some kind of new revenue. congress has raise the debt ceiling 102 times since it was first instituted in 1917. and ten times in the last decade. but never before have the stakes been so high where democrats and republicans so unwilling to budge. norm is a longtime student of congress. >> normally, what you see in these negotiations is tough stances but at least some willingness to go, not halfway, but a quarter of the way where the other side is. >> reporter: in 1983, republican president ronald regulariagan supported a rise. he wrote. nor have democrats always been in favor of raising the limit. in 2006, then senator barack obama voted against an increase, a voed he later ad
, is going to fall. i turn and all i saw it was just the airplane hit in the big explosion and the explosion was taller than the antennas so i turned around and drove in here, and i saw the airplane burn inside of the building for quite awhile. i did not even know what to think. i never expected to see that happen. i live near the airport and i always thought that this could happen one day but i never thought that it would be yesterday. i was thinking they are in their burning in there is nothing i can do. all i can do is watch everyone was calling the ambulance and stuff, so when they showed up they were pretty much, they had been burning for a while so that is really sad. >> he and his friends and say that they were thinking of trying to make a rescue attempt but the flames from the fire were too intense. new details tonight about the theft of the rear picasso self from the san for cisco our gallery this is the man that is accused of stealing that our work market lugo--mark lugo this is the artwork that he is accused of stealing it is estimated worth is about a quarter of a million dollar
said late lay. >> thank you, steve. >>> survey being released today names two big bay area cities as easy to get around on foot. san francisco is considered the second most walkable city in the country just being edged out by the top spot. boston and philadelphia round out the top five. >>> time now is 5:09 work on a sound wall in petaluma has been put on hold. birds are being blamed for that hold up. >>> first of its kind bay area population study. >>> good morning, if you are driving on highway four it looks like we have crowded conditions coming in to contra costa county. ly tell you more about that -- i will tell you more about that coming up. can i eat heart healthy without giving up taste? a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your father is suffering. [ male announcer honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. >>> today arizona lawmakers will announce an onl
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men. >> he was on the top deck when he heard noise and saw a big wave coming and ran down to the cabin and woke everybody up. by the time everybody came out they were already in nine feet of water. there should be a tremendous chance of opportunity to survive past the 96 hours. that is how we got them to sin continue to search. >> reporter: there is continued confusion about whether the fishing boat captain was arrested today. families say they hear he was for operating without a license and that he was warned the night before not to go out. the mexican embassy, however, says it has no confirmation that that is true. yi says he has a meeting with the mexican consultate tomorrow to firm up the agreements on continuing the search. in the newsroom, heather ishimaru, abc 7 news. >>> major changes coming to the oakland police department. complete overhaul is underway. the chief announced a top to bottom reorganization as a way to stretch a tight budget. as cecilia vega reports, residents will notice the changes. >> there will be more officers in high crime east oakland and more walking the
. >>> more to bring you at 9:00. san francisco big dig coming u up. what some tl say transportation salvation and say it could stretch the city to a breaking point. >> i'm in sacramento state legislature took significant step today towards abolishing the death penalty. california voters will have the final say. >> accu-weather forecast center. weather takes a turn this weekend.i'll have all the details in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> also tonight. kids risking their lives doing crazy dare devil stunts. lack at some disturbing trends on on line devil stunts. lack at some disturbing trends on on line videos. stay with us.  >> there is new push to abolish the death penalty inin califor a califofornia. this time the argument are not focused on n te morale or ethical issue surrouounding it ones. capitol correspondent annette reports from sacramento. >> california voters could decide next year the fate of more than 700 notorious criminals. currently locked newspaper san quentin death ro row. >> capitol punishment is an expensive failure.
a challenge. >> i am still pushing pl for us to achieve a big deal. >>reporter: come up next. local tea party weighs in on the debt crisis in washington. the as congress starts to look like a wheel of fortune. >> plus hiding in plain sight. continued black netting and open space how authorities finally found a massive marijuana plantation. >> also tonight after all of the rally. united states lends a hand and now the lybian rebel may not be called rebel much longer. another half hour of may not be called rebel much longer. anoi want to crushof more cars. ♪ i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. are. >> good evening once again. thanks for joining us. we begin this half hour with remarkable drama unfolding
to minor traffic stops. hello parents, it's going to be a big school year. your kids are going to climb rope. they're going to have a year long tug war with the ceiling. and by the time they get out of 8th grade, they're going to do it with sweat on their brow and achievement in their hearts. so, this is what they're gonna need: running shoes, t-shirts, tube socks, fruit cups, cheese sticks, energy bars, rope climbing gloves, rope burn ointment, and a jump drive. not sure what that is, but they're gonna be jumpin'. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> the sonoma county sheriff's department is no longer going to volunteer information about a person's immigration status to the feds if that person was arrested solely on traffic violations. the new policy is part of a settlement with the american civil liberties union of northern california. the aclu sued the department three years ago accusing it of unlawful detentions and racial profiling. >>> bay area union leaders are calling for the federal government to stop business audits that check the immigration status of workers. labor lea
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